Human Nutrition (Faculty of Science)

Quebec CEGEP
Average or previous year's cutoff:
29.90 overall R-Score
Average of the lowest R-Scores admitted over the last THREE years.
Prerequisites:
  • Biology NYA (00UK) 01Y5; Biology II (00XU), 01YJ;
  • Chemistry NYA (00UL), 01Y6; Chemistry NYB (00UM); Organic Chemistry I 00XV, 01YH;
  • Math NYA (00UN), 01Y1; Math NYB (00UP), 01Y2;
  • Physics NYA (00UR), 01Y7; Physics NYB (00US), 01YF; Physics NYC (00UT), 01YG.
Language requirements:
Location:
Macdonald Campus
Can be taken as:
Minor

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Ontario high school
Average or previous year's cutoff:
95.30% top 6 average
Average of the lowest Top 6 averages admitted over the last THREE years.
Prerequisites:
  • 4U English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school;
  • 4U Calculus and Vectors;
  • Two of 4U Biology, Chemistry or Physics
Language requirements:
Location:
Macdonald Campus
Can be taken as:
Minor

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other Canadian high school
Average or previous year's cutoff:
95.30% top 5 average
Average of the lowest Top 5 averages admitted over the last THREE years.
Prerequisites:
  • Grade 12 English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school;
  • Grade 12 math (precalculus or calculus)
  • Two of Grade 12 Biology, Chemistry or Physics
Language requirements:
Location:
Macdonald Campus
Can be taken as:
Minor

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

U.S. high school
Average or previous year's cutoff:
A- average in grades 10, 11 and 12
Prerequisites:
  • Courses must include: Pre-calculus; two of biology, chemistry or physics
  • Standardized Tests (Test Optional for Fall 2022):
    • ACT or SAT
Language requirements:
Location:
Macdonald Campus
Can be taken as:
Minor

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other
Average or previous year's cutoff:

While the minimum requirement for McGill is the equivalent of a B+ average, most programs will have higher requirements. See the complete admissions requirements for more information applicable to your situation.

Prerequisites:
Language requirements:
Location:
Macdonald Campus
Can be taken as:
Minor

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

See the complete requirements

Overview

The Minor in Human Nutrition is intended to complement your primary field of study by introducing you to the metabolic aspects of human nutrition. This program is especially accessible for students in Biochemistry, Biology, Physiology, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Microbiology and Immunology, Animal Science, or Food Science programs.

The Minor program does not carry professional recognition or qualify you to work as a nutritionist or dietitian. It will offer a solid foundation that helps you qualify for many postgraduate nutrition programs.


Careers

This minor allows students to explore the field of nutrition and can be used to fulfill entrance requirements when applying to graduate studies in Human Nutrition. 

You could become a professional:  

  • Researcher
  • Nutritionist
  • Dietician
  • Health scientist

Ready to apply?

For this program, you'll need to apply to the Faculty of Science.

See the full eligibility information for more information about deadlines and required documents for your application.

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